Farm Workers Organizations Demand Protections As Essential Workers

Farm worker organizations and their allies are working to support farmer workers’ protection, rights, and respect as essential workers.

Holly Rippon-Butler Talks Young Farmers, COVID-19

“We need to make investments for young farmers as a resource for this country”

A Note on Food Tank’s Exciting Plans to Convene Virtually As We Stay Healthy At Home

Food Tank’s Danielle Nierenberg will conduct live interviews with incredible guests every day, allowing us to continue talking and asking questions about the food system while we stay safe at home.

Defy the Divide: Enter the Gray Area for Food Solutions Says Nierenberg

On “Heritage Radio on Tour,” host Dana Cowin visits Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg at the Slow Food Nations Leader Summit in Denver, Colorado.

It Takes a Village to Support a Young Farmer—Lindsey Lusher Shute

Lindsey Lusher Shute, Executive Director and co-founder of the National Young Farmers Coalition, talks about the risks young farmers navigate at every level of the food system—and how Congress can help.

New Tool Equips Farmers with Financial Know-How

The price of land has more than doubled since 2004; NYFC and Fathom Information Design create new Land Affordability Calculator to empower land-seeking farmers to make informed choices in land purchases.

Providing Legal Aid for Farmers

Seventeen percent of current farmers struggle with land access. Twenty percent of past farmers left the field due to this burden. The recently released Farmland Access Legal Toolkit hopes to help.

New Video Series Explores Local Food Initiatives Across North America

This 10-part documentary series highlights the work of the farmers, small-businesses, and food advocates that are building stronger and healthier food communities. Read about this filmmaker’s experience of traveling 4,800 kilometers from Monterrey, Mexico, to Toronto, Canada, interviewing the heroes of North American local food.

25 U.S. Farmer Organizations #Still-In on the Paris Agreement

A stable agricultural industry depends on a stable, predictable climate. Food Tank is highlighting 25 farmer-led and farmer-focused organizations working in the U.S. who are committed to supporting the goals of the Paris Agreement and working towards them.

Tell Congress That Farmers Count—Take the 2017 National Young Farmer Survey

Take the National Young Farmers Coalition’s survey to let Congress know #FarmersCount.